The seat has been held by Kaye since 2008.
White is an employment lawyer in private practice. Before that she worked for the EPMU, when it was led by Andrew Little. If she gets a high enough list ranking to get into caucus, that will be another vote for him.
White moved to Freemans Bay when she was three years old and continues to work in the area.
She lives in Morningside with her three children, two attend the University of Auckland and one attends Mt Albert Grammar.
“My family live in the Auckland central area, which gives an accountability to me.
This is a subtle way of admitting she doesn’t live in Auckland Central herself.